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Disability and social services links - 24 March

Every Australian Counts, the campaign group for the NDIS, is asking for input on housing, after being disappointed with the government response.

The NSW Election is in the last days of the campaign, so here are the… 184 more words


Social Enterprise - The Greatest Untold NFP Story

ProBono article originally posted:  Wednesday, March 11, 2015 – 09:45

With an estimated 20,000 social enterprises in Australia, where are all these businesses that are trading for social impact, asks Mark Daniels, Head of Market and Sector Development at Social Traders. 160 more words

Getting the NDIS design right for people with a psychosocial disability

There are a huge number of national reforms affecting the mental health sector at the moment and Frank Quinlan, CEO of Mental Health Australia, joins us to discuss these and highlights the need to ensure that people aren’t left “falling through the cracks”. 327 more words

Health & Healthcare

The Future for Democracy - Public Participation in Health and Social Policy Evaluation

Several weeks ago twelve randomly selected Australian citizens, half with a disability and half without (representing participants and taxpayers), came together in the first instance of public participation in national policy in Australia. 654 more words

Australian Politics

The $24,000 contractor rort at Interchange

Bathurst’s Underbelly has learned of another costly mistake by Interchange Bathurst CEO Melinda Phillips involving controversial former Operations Manager Tom Daniewski.

Daniewski was given the job as Operations Manager following the breakup of Phillips’ marriage to husband Michael. 243 more words

Interchange Bathurst

Funding for mental health services to quadruple under NDIS

Date: 27/2/15
Reporter: Shalailah Medhora
Source: The Guardian – http://www.theguardian.com/society/2015/feb/16/funding-for-mental-health-services-to-quadruple-under-ndis

Synopsis: Mental health advocates ‘delighted’ at $1.8bn for services in national disability insurance scheme, but want certainty for programs facing funding expiration. 59 more words


Ready to go project – for Queenslanders with intellectual disability to get ready for the NDIS

Learn more about our Ready to go project – for Queenslanders with intellectual or learning disability to get ready for the NDIS